Fascinating stories about nature, why we need it in our lives, and the passionate Canadians helping to protect it. In this seven-part series, we’ll take listeners to some of Canada’s important natural areas, from the Bay of Fundy to Victoria. We talk to Canadians helping care for these places, from scientists to hometown heroes. Connect to Canada’s nature. Learn about the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s conservation work. And be inspired to find out how you can help support this work.
Why the Turtle Crossed the Road: Saving Turtles One Cellphone Photo at a Time
This is the story of how people in Quebec are trying to save turtles — one cell phone photo at a time.
The Mystery of the Disappearing Butterfly: A Big Effort to Save a Very Small Insect
This is the story of a big effort to save a very small insect that's rarer than a panda from extinction.
The World’s Most Endangered Ecosystem: Kept Healthy with Fire, Cows, and Bison
This is the story of how fire, cows, and bison keep the world’s most endangered ecosystem healthy.
The Home of the Butcherbird: Where Only the Toughest Survive
This is the story of a place where only the toughest survive, including a species known as the butcher bird.
Nature, The Engineer: The Village That Needed a Forest to Protect its Drinking Water
Imagine if your taps ran dry, even for a day. This is the story of a village that needed a forest to protect its drinking water.
The Meadow That Mattered: How Nature and People Shape Each Other
This is the story of how nature and people have shaped each other in one of the world's rarest ecosystems, on Vancouver Island.
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Really interesting look into some of the lesser known habitats across this country.
Would liked to have heard more about their significance to First Nations in some of the episodes, like when they talk about Camas harvest in Garry Oak meadows.
Two thumbs up
Well written. Well presented.